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Emergency Department Assistant | Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust

Job details
Posting date: 12 November 2019
Salary: Not specified
Additional salary information: £18,813 - £20,795 pa pro rata
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 12 December 2019
Location: Tunbridge Wells, TN2 4QJ
Company: Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust
Job type: Permanent
Job reference: 2094020/359-EMS7803

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Summary


Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust is a dynamic and successful organization with a strong focus on delivering high quality care to our population of around 560,000 people. We provide a comprehensive range of secondary care services from 2 hospitals based in Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells.

An exciting opportunity has arisen to appoint an enthusiastic and highly motivated person to undertake the role of Emergency Department Assistant (EDA). we are looking for a highly motivated member of staff to join our very busy team within Accident & Emergency at the Tunbridge Wells Hospital.

You will carry out duties working alongside Medical and Nursing staff to ensure a high quality of patient centered care is delivered.

Good communication skills towards patients and colleagues and the ability to organise the allocated work is an essential component of this post. You will be expected to maintain confidentiality and adopt a positive attitude towards staff, patients and relatives at all times, in accordance with the Trust policies and procedures, referring issues to their Line Manager as appropriate.

The role will be within the Acute Medicine Directorate located in Accident and Emergency (A&E), located at the Trust's Tunbridge Wells site, however there will be requirements to travel to the Maidstone Hospital site.The post holders will be supported to achieve their competencies to fulfill the requirements of the role.

Should we receive a high volume of applications for this vacancy, the advert may be closed earlier than stated.

Please note that appointment to this post will be subject to a satisfactory Disclosure & Barring Service Check atenhanced level. (Enhanced level now includes regulated checks against vulnerable adults and children)

We are passionate in supporting our staff to develop and have great opportunities for career progression. We take equality and diversity seriously and seek to empower all diverse groups within our trust. We seek to develop a culture where diversity in all its forms is celebrated. We are committed to ensuring that women are empowered to work at all levels of management and that working patterns are as flexible as possible giving all members of staff opportunity to flourish in using their skills for our patients. We work across our trust to enable those who consider themselves to have a disability both visible and invisible to have access to all they need to thrive in their work environment. We work with Stonewall to embed an inclusive and accepting culture for all lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender staff. We have 78 nationalities working in our trust and we are proud of this. We are active in embracing the ethnic and cultural diversity in our trust. We work to empower people with any protected characteristic to have opportunities to work in an environment that helps them to contribute to the best of their ability, recognising and valuing the unique contributions each of us brings for best quality care and service to our patients. We are committed to supporting the delivery of the Equality Act with zero tolerance for any discrimination, harassment or victimisation of applicants and staff with these protected characteristics

Closing Date: Friday 19th November 2019

Interviews: To be confirmed


This advert closes on Tuesday 19 Nov 2019

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